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White Hart Market Gillingham

The planned street market for Gillingham’s High Street today, 11 October, has been cancelled. In a statement the organisers, the Anonymous Travelling Market, said on their Facebook page earlier today: ‘ Unfortunately the …
Christmas lights

Gillingham will not hold  any ceremony for the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights, councillors were told this week. Mayor Barry Von Clemens said that under earlier guidance the town had still …
Merck sign Gillingham

New road signs for the entrances to Gillingham which have sponsor branding from local life sciences firm Merck are ‘ghastly’, town councillors have been told. The two signs – an example of which …
one-way Station Road Gillingham

The new one-way system at the top of Station Road has become an ‘absolute nightmare’ with motorists ignoring the new signs and driving up the wrong way, councillors in Gillingham have been told. …
Dorset police

UPDATE: Officers searching for the owner of a note found on Canford Cliffs beach in Poole say they have been identified and found to be safe. The discovery was made by a member …
Dorset Police

Following a CCTV appeal, a teenager from Gillingham has come forward in relation to an investigation into an alleged assault and theft of a mobile phone in Sherborne. It was reported that at …
herbs herbetum Gillingham

Local residents are being invited to help themselves – within reason – to herbs as part of a new council initiative in Gillingham. The Town Council has set up a micro herbetum – …
Dorset Police

There are illegal drugs in Gillingham but the town does not have a drugs problem, local councillors were told this week. Police community support officer Nicky Fear also told a meeting of Gillingham …
White Hart Market Gillingham

The new monthly Sunday street market which begins on Sunday 11 October could bring back much-needed life to Gillingham’s High Street, councillors have been told. Councillor Mike Gould, who is part of the …